One of the most historically symbolic constituencies of Gujarat from as early as the Harappan Civilization, the Porbandar Parliamentary constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state of Gujarat located in western India. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Porbandar Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 11) were 1,385,818 of which 666,180 are females and 719,638 are males.
There are seven assembly segments in the constituency, none of which are reserved. Situated in the Porbandar District in the southwestern regions of the state, the coastal city of Porbandar is the administrative headquarters of the Porbandar District. With a population of 586,062 (2011 census), the Porbandar district is the second least-populated district in this industrially-rich state of India. The economy of the Porbandar Parliamentary constituency thrives on rich production of major crops grown, such as cotton, bajra, wheat, groundnut, and others. Some of the primary tourist spots here are the numerous forts, temples and lakes scattered across the district, including the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, which is now a major tourist destination.
Porbandar Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Rameshbhai Lavjibhai Dhaduk||Bharatiya Janata Party||560011||0||3870||563881||59.36||Winner|
|Lalit Vasoya||Indian National Congress||331883||0||2175||334058||35.17||1st Runner-up|
|Samatbhai Govabhai Kadavala||Bahujan Samaj Party||9874||0||218||10092||1.06||2nd Runner-up|
|Vimalbhai Ratilal Ramani||Independent||8652||0||1||8653||0.91||3rd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||7675||0||165||7840||0.83||4th Runner-up|
|Ashok Nanji Sondarva||Independent||7448||0||9||7457||0.78||5th Runner-up|
|Rabari Dasabhai Karabhai||Independent||3867||0||62||3929||0.41||6th Runner-up|
|Reshma Patel||Independent||3704||0||12||3716||0.39||7th Runner-up|
|Riyaz Osman Suriya Alias Lalo Murghivala||Independent||1979||0||4||1983||0.21||8th Runner-up|
|Bhargav Sureshchandra Joshi||Gujarat Janta Panchayat Party||1514||0||10||1524||0.16||9th Runner-up|
|Rathod Dayabhai Hirabhai||Independent||1345||0||5||1350||0.14||10th Runner-up|
|Rank Jigneshbhai Govindbhai||Independent||1216||0||2||1218||0.13||11th Runner-up|
|Bhanubhai Nagabhai Odedra||Independent||792||0||23||815||0.09||12th Runner-up|
|Atroliya Karabhai Gaganbhai||Independent||742||0||38||780||0.08||13th Runner-up|
|Vakil Vinzuda Ranjitbhai Naranbhai||Bahujan Maha Party||707||0||6||713||0.08||14th Runner-up|
|Kirtikumar Bavanjibhai Marvania||Independent||683||0||2||685||0.07||15th Runner-up|
|Alpeshkumar V.Vadoliya(1008)||Independent||645||0||3||648||0.07||16th Runner-up|
|Unadkat Prakashbhai Vallabhdas||Independent||604||0||1||605||0.06||17th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Porbandar Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Porbandar parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Porbandar constituency is Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||11||Porbandar||GEN||Radadiya Vithalbhai Hansrajbhai ||M ||BJP ||508437 ||Jadeja Kandhalbhai Sarmanbhai ||M ||NCP ||240466|
|2013||By Polls||Porbandar||GEN||Radadiya Vithalbhai Hansrajbhai||M||BJP||289893||Amipura Vinubhai Gordhanbhai||M||INC||144370|
|2009||11||Porbandar||GEN||Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya||M||INC||329436||Khachariya Mansukhbhai Shamjibhai||M||BJP||289933|
|2004||5||Porbandar||GEN||Patel Harilal Madhavjibhai (Haribhai Patel)||M||BJP||229113||Radadiya Vithalbhai Hansrajbhai||M||INC||223410|
|1999||5||Porbandar||GEN||Javiya Gordhanbhai Jadavbhai||M||BJP||210627||Manvar Balvantbhai Bachubhai||M||INC||109267|
|1998||5||Porbandar||GEN||Javiya Gordhanbhai Jadavbhai||M||BJP||257516||Odedara Bharatbhai Maldevji||M||INC||130228|
|1996||5||Porbandar||GEN||Javiya Gordhanbhai Jadavbhai||M||BJP||175410||Chavda Pethaljibhai Nathabhai||M||INC||100410|
|1991||5||Porbandar||GEN||Patel Hiralal Madhavjibhai||M||BJP||192869||Manvar Balwantbhai Bachubhai||M||JD(G)||113820|
|1989||5||Porbandar||GEN||Manvar Balvantbhai Bachubhai||M||JD||198058||Bharatbhai Maldevji||M||INC||130689|
|1984||5||Porbandar||GEN||Odedara Bharatbhai Maldevji||M||INC||205262||Amin Ramadas Kishordas (R.K.Amin)||M||BJP||127311|
|1980||5||Porbandar||GEN||Odedra Maldeji Mandlikji||M||INC(I)||162721||Patel Dharmasinbhai Dahyabhai||M||JNP||102413|
|1977||5||Porbandar||GEN||Patel Dharmasinhbhai Dahyabhai||M||BLD||143252||Dhami Ramniklal Kababhai||M||INC||118823|
List of Assembly Constituenciesin Porbandar Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Porbandar parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|